Betty Nevins

Obituary of Betty Nevins

West Liberty, Iowa Betty Marie Ament Nevins, 81, passed away Monday October 6, 2008 at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty following a battle with diabetes and cancer. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday October 9, 2008 at the West Liberty United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Cedar Rapids Amenity Hospice. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements. Betty was born May 22, 1927 in Grandview Township the daughter of William Leo and Hazel Marie Linville Ament. She attended country school and graduated from West Liberty High School in 1945. On November 16, 1952 she was united in marriage to James Maurice Nevins at the Presbyterian Church in West Liberty. She had taught school for two years at Shilome Country School, worked as a secretary for Johnson Maytage & Electric, Bendix Corp. and most recently had worked at ACT in Iowa City for 21 years retiring in November 1984. She loved to shop for her doll collection, traveling and Christmas. She also enjoyed playing cards with family and was an avid Hawkeye fan. Betty was a Christian and loved being a 45 year member of the United Methodist Church where she served as president of the United Methodist Women as well as helped teach E.S.L. at the church. She was chairman of the UNICEF drive for 4 years, a Paul Harris fellow, associate member of the Rotary Club, Rebecca Lodge, R.E.C. wives of Wilton, and a 56 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She survived by her husband of West Liberty, One sister: Darlene (Dr. Gene) Shay of Muscatine. Niece: Jolene (Don) Siewert of Muscatine. Great Niece: Janell (Clint) Townsley of Columbus Jct. and their children Jason of Muscatine and Janessa and Great Nephew: Jeff (Cris) Siewert of Pella and their children Zackery and Cole. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother: Robert (Betty) Ament, a niece Julie Gillick and a nephew Robert Ament Jr. Wednesday October 8, 2008, 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. at West Liberty United Methodist Church Click for Map and Directions Thursday October 9, 2008, 10:30 A.M. at West Liberty United Methodist Church Click for Map and Directions
Wednesday
8
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
West Liberty United Methodist Church
113 East Fifth Street
West Liberty, Iowa, United States
Thursday
9
October

Funeral Service

10:30 pm
Thursday, October 9, 2008
West Liberty United Methodist Church
113 East Fifth Street
West Liberty, Iowa, United States
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